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Hi, I am need of a new keyboard.

I won't be doing any typing on this keyboard just gaming.

I have no way to test if I like a mechanical keyboard so going with one would be a guess, I prefer to not have a "stiff" switch as I spam my keys so I don't want a key press to be too difficult and/or load.


Thanks,
post #2 of 24
Budget?
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Razer Black Widow Ultimate!!! Mechanical keyboard VERY AWESOME!!!

Highly recommended. Budget = $129.99 on newegg.com

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...dow%20Ultimate
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100-150$ prefer to stay near 100 but willing to expand the budget if the keyboard is truely worth it...


Thanks
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Logitech G15. The LCD makes an awesome in game GPU monitor (when using MSI afterburner)
 
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post #6 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by MetalBeerSolid View Post
Logitech G15. The LCD makes an awesome in game GPU monitor (when using MSI afterburner)
If you can't survive without GPU readouts while you game.
Edited by JoeWalsh - 3/16/11 at 7:49pm
post #7 of 24
If you need cheap sometimes you can get cherry keyboards on ebay with brown switches( which I like for gaming) for $40 or so.
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post #8 of 24
This
Black Widow
Or
G110
OR
6GV2

btw, post #1,000
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post #9 of 24
You could go for a Deck. They are very nice keyboards for gaming.

You could either get the smaller Ice, http://www.deckkeyboards.com/product...products_id=30 or get a used full size legend, http://www.overclock.net/other-compo...end-toxic.html.
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post #10 of 24
Thread Starter 
I think I like the RAZER Black USB Wired BlackWidow Ultimate, unless someone can think of an issue why this is bad I will be purchasing in the next hour or so.

Secondly This is a USB mechanical keyboard? I thought one of the advantages of mechanical keyboard was to allow as many keys as possible to be pressed at once which I thought required ps/2. Am I wrong in this? Does it matter(I mean I rarely press over 3-4 keys at once)? Are there any disadvantages/advantages of using USB over ps/2?


Thanks.
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